Re: MEDIA/TV: How to present the 'War on Terrorism'

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 12:20:57 MDT

On Fri, Sep 21, 2001 at 01:28:53PM -0400, Mike Lorrey wrote:
> Establishing an alliance with the Northern Alliance, and air dropping in
> significant amounts of supplies, weapons, and ammo, as well as giving
> them additional heavy weaponry would go a long way to quickly gaining a
> foothold in the country.

Are they the kind of people we want to befriend? Are they a group that
could help turn Afghanistan into an open society, or are they just the
next group of potential Bin Ladens? If there is anything to learn from
that story, is that my enemy's enemy might become my enemy too.

A look at
doesn't quite inspire confidence.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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